The African Youth Initiative on Climate Change (AYICC) have received seed funding from North-South Centre of the Council of Europe to support the participation of two AYICC members to attend the Africa-Europe Youth Climate Leadership & Learning Program taking place on 6-17 June 2011 in Bonn, Germany.

Who can apply?

Application is open to all young climate activists from AYICC. Young people interested to apply for this fund should:

  1. Belong to recognized youth group in Africa working on climate
  2. Live in Africa at the time of Application
  3. Not more than 35 years at time of applying for this funding
  4. Actively engage in youth-led climate action in Africa

Criteria application

Interested applicants should fill the online application form. They should also send the following support documents to support their application:-

  1. Letter of nomination from the sending organization. This letter should bear signature and of head of your organization
  2. Up to date curriculum vitae.
  3. One page motivation letter detailing how you intends to play a critical role in youth and climate change in Africa, specifically working with AYICC which is a voluntary youth movement.

Note: Selection process will be on a rolling basis. The deadline for submitting application is 2nd April 2011 1700 Hrs (GMT). Applications submitted after this date and time will not be considered. Also incomplete application form will not be accepted. Applicants whose sending organizations are capable of providing partial funding will be considered first.

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